ABAO BILBAO OPERA CONFERENCE:
鈥淰ERDI FOR THE AGES鈥, MAY 27-29, 2023.

Location

Biskaia Aretoa UPV/EHU hall Baroja

Free entrance
Free access until full capacity

Programme

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Saturday, 27 May

10:30
Inauguraci贸n institucional

11:00
Session I. Round Table: Verdi in Spanish speaking theatres and seasons.
Coordinator: Luis Gago (Madrid)

Speakers: Isamay Benavente (脫pera XXI), Joan Matabosch (Teatro Real), Cesidio Ni帽o (ABAO Bilbao 脫pera), Augusto Techera (Teatro Col贸n Buenos Aires)
Jes煤s Iglesias (Palau de Les Arts) (Online participation)


12:45
Conclusions and Questions


16:00

Session II. Performing Verdi.

Coordinator: Vincenzina C. Ottomano (Universit脿 Ca鈥 Foscari Venezia)

Speakers: Helen M. Greenwald (New England Conservatory): 鈥淰erdi鈥檚 Dramatic Dictates: Mirella Freni, Ren茅e Fleming, and the 鈥榃illow Song鈥 from Otello鈥 [Presentaci贸n ONLINE]
David Lawton (Stony Brook University): 鈥淰ibrato y portamento: Tocando instrumentos de cuerdas en el siglo XIX鈥

17:30
Coffee Break

18:00
Workshop: 鈥淰erdi in the Rehearsal Room: Leonora鈥檚 Cavatina in Il trovatore鈥
Speakers: Francesco Izzo (University of Southampton), David Lawton (Stony Brook University), and Ilaria Alida Quilico (Carema, Italia):聽 Workshop: 鈥淰erdi in the Rehearsal Room: Leonora鈥檚 Cavatina in Il trovatore鈥

18:30
Conclusions session II


Sunday, 28 May

10:30

Session III. Verdi鈥檚 creative process. Sketches, drafts, scores

Coordinator: Alessandro Roccatagliati (University of Ferrara y Istituto Nazionale di Studi Verdiani)

Speakers: Giovanni Meriani (Universit脿 di Verona): 鈥淕li abbozzi e la composizione di Luisa Miller鈥
Fabrizio Della Seta (Universit脿 di Pavia): 鈥淣ovit脿 sulla creazione verdiana: la Sinfonia di Aida鈥
12:15
Coffee break

12:45
Speakers: Vincenzina C. Ottomano (Universit脿 Ca鈥 Foscari Venezia): 鈥淔alstaff allo specchio: uno sguardo sul processo compositivo dell鈥檜ltima opera verdiana鈥
Carlida Steffan (Conservatorio di Modena y Universit脿 di Ferrara): 鈥溌獺o gi脿 trovato, e fatto鈥β: la genesi laboriosa dello Stornello per l鈥橝lbum-Piave鈥 [ONLINE participation]
14:00 Conclusions session III

16:00
Session IV. Verdi in the world. Cultural Transmission, stages and languages.
Coordinator: Victor Sanchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Speakers: Mark Everist (University of Southampton): 鈥淰erdi in Paris 鈥 Paris in Verdi鈥
Candida Mantica (Universit脿 di Pavia): 鈥溾楳aking up鈥 Clemente Fracassi鈥檚 Aida鈥 [Presentaci贸n ONLINE]

17:30
Coffee Break

Speakers: Roberta Montemorra Marvin (University of Iowa / University of Massachusetts): 鈥淰erdi and the Victorians: Transmission, Translation, Tradition鈥 [Presentaci贸n ONLINE]
Mario Lerena (Conservatorio Juan Cris贸stomo Arriaga): 鈥淰erdi zarzuelero: parodia, 茅mulo, homenaje y afinidad verdianas en la l铆rica Espa帽ola鈥

18:30
Conclusions session IV



Monday, 29 May

10:00

Session V. Verdi, academy, university

Coordinator: Pablo Rodriguez (Universidad de la Rioja)

Speakers: Victor S谩nchez S谩nchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): 鈥淰erdi y los estudios de 贸pera en la Universidad Espa帽ola鈥
Alessandro Roccatagliati (Universit脿 di Ferrara y Istituto Nazionale di Studi Verdiani): 鈥淓levare il sapere su Verdi in Italia: per una nuova integrazione tra universit脿, centri di ricerca, conservatori, teatri鈥
Francesco Izzo (University of Southampton): 鈥淭eaching Italian Opera in the Anglophone World鈥

11:30
Coffee Break

12:00
Session VI. Staging, media, technology
Coordinator: 脕lvaro Torrente (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

Speakers: Pablo Rodriguez (Universidad de la Rioja): 鈥淭he Rise of Verdi on Record: Fred Gaisberg and the Early Gramophone Recordings in Milan (1902-1906)鈥
Andreas Giger (Louisiana State University): 鈥淢usic and Staging in Verdi鈥檚 Otello鈥
Jaume Radigales (Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona): 鈥淰erdi en pantallas: del cine al streaming鈥

14:00
Closing ceremony